Minister of International Development's visit to Rwanda
The Norwegian Minister of International Development, Mr. Dag-Inge Ulstein, heard strong and emotional stories from young refugees and families transferred from Libya to Rwanda when he visited Gashora transit center outside of Kigali last week.
Record-high Norwegian core funding to UN organisations in 2019
Norway is increasing its core funding to six UN organisations, to a total of over NOK 3 billion. This is the highest amount of funding Norway has ever allocated to these organisations combined.
Kommunestyre- og fylkestingsvalget 2019
9. september 2019 er det kommunestyre- og fylkestingsvalg i Norge. Velgere som bor eller oppholder seg i utlandet kan forhåndsstemme hos utenriksstasjoner eller særskilt oppnevnte stemmemottakere.
DGF committed to strengthened partnerships for a democratic Uganda – without corruption
Message from the Board Members of the DGF.
Norway supports Ebola response in DR Congo
The Government is providing NOK 7.8 million to the efforts to tackle the current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Norway increases contribution to Green Climate Fund
Minister of International Development Dag-Inge Ulstein is giving priority to the Green Climate Fund as a channel for funding Norway’s climate-related efforts in developing countries in the coming years.
Resolution on environmental human rights defenders adopted in UN Human Rights Council
A Norwegian-led resolution on environmental human rights defenders was adopted by consensus in the UN Human Rights Council yesterday.
Norway to provide NOK 100 million to people with disabilities in developing countries
- There are 800 million people with disabilities in developing countries.
European Union Human Rights Defenders' Award 2019 – Call for nominations now open
Nominations are now open for the European Union Human Rights Defenders Award 2019.
Prime Minister Solberg's SDG Moment
On 9-10 February, Norway’s Prime Minister, H.E. Erna Solberg, visited Addis Ababa where the annual AU Summit took place. Norway is a close partner to the AU, recently illustrated by the establishment of a new Permanent Mission of Norway to the AU.